Archive for Month: November 2014

  • PREVENTING FUTURE FLOODING

    Having your home flooded is surely one of the most unpleasant experiences any householder can suffer: your property is polluted by foul water, carpets, rugs and furniture are ruined; your prized possessions are damaged salvage; you are in many cases forced into temporary accomodation for months and, of course, your insurance premiums are penalised as a…

  • GETTING READY FOR WINTER

    The drop in temperature is a timely reminder that winter is on its way. Last year we had a terrible time with storms and floods and in recent years we have had some very bitter cold snaps. But it is good news that despite the many shortcomings over the past year, SCC highways and its contractors Kier May…

  • RECYCLING BOOST IN SUFFOLK

    A new service, designed to make recycling even easier, will go live this week with Suffolk residents being given the chance to recycle even more at home. The new enhanced household recycling service means that residents can now put their food and drink cartons, aerosol cans, books and metal pots, pans and trays into their recycling…

  • A DAY AND NIGHT OF FRONTLINE POLITICS

    Richard and I enjoyed a day, and evening, of front line politics on Wednesday starting with a visit back to our old stamping ground – the Palace of Westminister – for Prime Minister’s questions. In our day, when we both worked in the Press Gallery and Lobby, PMQs ran for 15 minutes on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.…